How To Track Plan Database Four steps to adapting a track plan

Four steps to adapting a track plan

By Kent Johnson | February 28, 2013

| Last updated on March 22, 2024

In this article, get step-by-step instructions for adapting a toy train track plan to a different type of track and an illustrated glossary of track planning terms.

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In this article, which originally appeared in the September 2011 issue of Classic Toy Trains, CTT’s Kent Johnson demonstrates how to adapt a track plan from one type of track to another. His example: the Reader’s Choice Railroad, adapted from Lionel O to Lionel FasTrack. Learn the steps for adapting your plan and find an illustrated glossary of track planning terms to help you with your own track planning projects as well as interpreting CTT’s track plan of the month.

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6 thoughts on “Four steps to adapting a track plan

  1. I have converted layouts from one track style to another, changed minimum radius etc using RR Track software. Great way to do it. I even converted the most recent "Magic Mountain " layout 9/13 from Fastrack to Super-O using a minimum of cut sections using 99% factory sections and adapted it from a 1 way to a bidirectional layout

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